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What You Should Know About Hospital Discharge & Readmission in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on July 18, 2019
What You Should Know About Hospital Discharge & Readmission in North Coast, NSW

Seniors may be admitted to the hospital and discharged multiple times over short periods. Discharge planning is often a complicated process, as it involves taking steps and following certain criteria and protocols to reduce risks for readmissions. Here are five things you should know about …

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Strategies for Managing Combativeness in Seniors with Alzheimer’s in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on July 4, 2019
Strategies for Managing Combativeness in Seniors with Alzheimer’s in North Coast, NSW

The combative stage of Alzheimer’s tends to hit around the time many of the other symptoms worsen. This is a time when you’re likely already stressed, and it may be difficult to stay calm in the face of aggression being directed toward you by someone …

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Main Alzheimer’s Causes According to Experts in 2019 in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on June 20, 2019
Main Alzheimer’s Causes According to Experts in 2019 in North Coast, NSW

Each year, researchers learn more and more about Alzheimer’s disease. A lot of medical research is focusing on the underlying causes of the condition, because scientists hope understanding how it happens will help them develop cures for it. Thanks to this research, there’s a lot …

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Foods Ageing Adults Should Eat During Stroke Recovery in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on June 6, 2019
Foods Ageing Adults Should Eat During Stroke Recovery in North Coast, NSW

Certain foods may reduce the risk for a second stroke in elderly stroke survivors. Also, depending on the extent of neurological damage, your elderly loved one may be unable to eat certain foods because of swallowing difficulties. Here are some good food choices senior stroke …

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Ways for Helping Older Adults Regain a Sense of Purpose in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on May 23, 2019
Ways for Helping Older Adults Regain a Sense of Purpose in North Coast, NSW

After retiring, older adults sometimes lose their sense of purpose. The many possible life events elderly people experience may lead to depression, isolation, and diminished self-esteem. However, there are ways you can introduce a new spark of purpose into your ageing parent’s life. 1. Encourage …

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Foods to Enhance Cognitive Function in Seniors in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on May 9, 2019
Foods to Enhance Cognitive Function in Seniors in North Coast, NSW

There are many different ways older adults can live healthier lives. Dietary concerns remain a major factor. For the protection of cognitive health, some foods rate at the top of the list. Fish Salmon, sardines, and trout are fantastic fatty fish options because they’re high …

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How to Help Ageing Adults to Use Technology in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on April 18, 2019
How to Help Ageing Adults to Use Technology in North Coast, NSW

Older adults benefit from learning how to use new technology that helps them manage their daily routines. Your loved one can use technology to communicate with friends online and manage things such as a home security system. While it may take some time for your …

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By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on April 11, 2019

As people age, the risk for cardiovascular disease increases, which means seniors are at the highest risk of strokes, heart attacks, and other cardiovascular health issues. Families living in Australia may want to learn about some of the most important statistics related to cardiovascular disease in the country so they know what they’re up against. North Coast Home Care Assistance has provided a infographic detailing some of these statistics. If you need hourly or live-in home care for an ageing loved one, please call us today at .  

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Best Hobbies for the Seniors in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on April 4, 2019
Best Hobbies for the Seniors in North Coast, NSW

Maintaining hobbies in the senior years can prevent isolation, stave off depression, lower the risk of heart disease, and boost physical health. To make your ageing loved one less resistant to taking up a hobby, find something fun based on his or her preferences and …

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Diabetes-Related Health Issues in Older Adults in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on March 21, 2019
Diabetes-Related Health Issues in Older Adults in North Coast, NSW

According to the Australian Department of Health, more than one million Australian adults have type 2 diabetes. Approximately 20 percent of all adults over the age of 75 are affected by the disorder, and seniors with diabetes are more susceptible to developing the following related …

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